QUICK FACTS & INFORMATION
|Scooter Variant||Piaggio Vespa Elegante|
|Ex-Showroom Price||Piaggio Vespa Elegante is priced at INR 1.02 lakh in India (ex-showroom).|
|Shades||Marrone Crete Senesi (Metallic Brown) and Bianco Perla (Pearl White)|
|Official Tagline||Do You Vespa?|
|Vehicle Overview||Vespa Elegante is a limited edition model that carries 125 cc, single cylinder engine that produces 9.76 BHP at 7500 rpm and 10.6 Nm at 6000 rpm. It weighs 114 kg and carries a 7 liter fuel tank. The engine comes mated to an automatic gearbox on the Vespa Elegante. The scooter retains the premium features like 200 mm front disc brake, aircraft derived front side arm shock absorber and dual tone alloy wheels. It rivals market leaders like Honda Activa 125, Suzuki Access 125 and Mahindra Gusto 125 in its segment.|
MILEAGE & TOP SPEED
|Mileage||45-55 kmpl (approx.)|
ENGINE & GEARBOX
|Engine Description||125cc, 3-valve, Aluminium cylinder head, Overhead cam & Roller Rocker Arm with MAP Sensing & Variable spark timimg management|
|Maximum Power||9.76 Bhp @ 7500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm|
|Number of Cylinders||1|
|Number of Gears||Automatic|
BRAKES & TYRES
|Front Brake||200mm Ventilated Disc|
|Rear Brake||140mm Drum|
|Front Tyre||90/100-10 53J|
|Rear Tyre||90/100-10 53J|
|Wheel Type||3-spoke, Silver & Black dual tone sporty alloy wheels|
SUSPENSION & CHASSIS
|Front Suspension||Aircraft derived single side arm with ant-dive characteristics|
|Rear Suspension||Dual-effect hydraulic shock absorber|
|Frame||Monocoque steel high rigidity structure|
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
|Overall Length||1770 mm|
|Overall Width||690 mm|
|Overall Height||1140 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||114 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||7 litres|
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
BATTERY & LIGHTING
|Battery Type||Maintenance Free|
|Head Light||Multi-focal with 35W Halogen|
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
|Step-up Seat/Split Seat|
Vespa Vespa Elegante Review
Piaggio has unveiled the anticipated limited edition of the older Vespa VX, called as the 'Elegante'. This special edition is going to be launched in a few days. Let's discuss the scooter in detail.
Design and Style
The scooter retains its core DNA with its elegant looks and mechanical terrain. Apart from that, it has got new remarkable updates including a new 'Elegante' badge, chrome accents on the sides and chrome mirrors along with a new stylish split seat which is mounted on an opening platform that can be lifted to reveal a storage area. Its smart concept gives it an excellent ergonomics. The scooter has got a wheelbase of 1290 mm for better stability on road. Overall the scooter imparts retro looks that looks appealing.
The Elegante features an analogue instrument console that comprises a rounded speedometer and a fuel gauge. The scooter also bears low fuel and low battery indicators for the comfort of the rider. There are no tachometer and trip meter seen on the panel.
Dimensions and Fuel tank capacity
The scooter has got a length of 1770 mm, width of 690 mm and a height of 1140 mm as its dimensions along with a weight of 114 Kgs. It also features a fuel tank with a capacity of 7-litres which gives you a decent range.
Engine and Gearbox
There are no mechanical changes done to the scooter. It is powered by the same 125cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled engine which kicks out a maximum power of 9.92 Bhp made at 7500 rpm and a maximum torque production of 10.6 Nm made at 6000 rpm. The engine is mated to a CVT transmission.
Brakes and Suspension
The Elegante comes equipped with 200 mm disc brake at its front while the 140 mm drum brakes are placed at its rear end which are quite effective. The suspension system comprises of Arm with coil spring and dual effect shock absorber at the front side and Coil spring and dual effect shock absorber at its back.
Shades and Price
The scooter is available in three attractive shades which are Pearl White with Red seats and Marrakech Brown with Beige seats. The Elegante is expected to be priced at INR 80,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary.
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